Kristen van Ginhoven is the Artistic Director of WAM Theatre, which she co-founded in 2010. Based in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, WAM Theatre is Where Arts and Activism Meet. WAM’s vision is to create opportunity
Berkshire Business: The Major Mentoring Factor – New Program Will Help Entrepreneurs Bring Their Concepts to Life
Lorraine Jones wanted to tinker with her grandmother's original barbecue sauce recipe. Brian Mandeville was interested in forming his own construction company. Tom Sharpe had an idea for a startup. But all three knew
It would be difficult for a Berkshire town to recruit a large biotech company on its own. 1Berkshire President Jonathan Butler knows that because he was a town administrator. Now his focus is on
Ty Allan Jackson is a children’s book author, publisher, literacy advocate, two-time TEDx presenter and motivational speaker. Ty travels across the country empowering children of all ages about the joy and power of reading.
Americans will spend close to $30 billion feeding their pets this year, according to the American Pet Products Assn. That’s up from $28.23 billion last year. Driving the growth: premium, human-grade food that is organic,
It was a diverse group of people, but it represented what the North Adams area is becoming, not what it used to be. A community volunteer, a creative economy specialist, an art gallery owner, an
Java Me Up Coffee Bars are a unique but familiar snack that coffee drinkers will enjoy. With its nutritionally sound ingredient mix of organic, shade-grown coffee, chocolate, toasted whole grains and a variety of
Faith Groups Bolster Berkshire Tourism as Area Destinations Make Themselves Accommodating — and See Bump in Business
On a late August morning, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is alive with children and adults exploring the myriad activities at the resort's mountain adventure park. An adult is slowly venturing up the climbing wall.
Sometimes it’s great to take the show on the road and that’s exactly what this episode does, as it visits Carmel at her home in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. Carmel shows us a world
Bejeweled in the spring, lush green in the summer, and ablaze with reds, oranges, and yellows in the fall, western Massachusetts is a must-see destination for nature lovers. But it has even more to offer: